If you’re old enough to remember the line, you know how this movie turns out. A farmer (kevin costner) has a vision that inspires him to turn his prime farmland into a baseball field. Never mind that he is WAAAY behind on his mortgage and will be foreclosed on… He keeps telling everyone that ghosts show […]Read More (Don’t) “go the distance, Ray.”
On the 45th anniversary of this photo… Unless you believe in alien abduction. In which case, never mind (on a whole lot of levels…)Read More Quick interesting factoid
In what can only be the most ridiculously transparent and laughable attempt to entice Scotland into not leaving the “United” Kingdom, the British Government has announced that it is planning to create a spaceport for commercial spaceflights by 2018, and SIX out of the eight potential sites are in Scotland. “Spaceports will be key […]Read More Attention Scotland: You may ALREADY be a winner!
Having just had a delightful catch-up-after-much-too-long dinner with my good friend Dr. Livingston (no presumptions needed), it was agreed that it is time to relaunch the Space Cynics blog as, it turns out, the need for Cynics in this industry has not only NOT diminished, but apparently become even more apparent than ever. So […]Read More Zzz…. zzz…. huh?… what…? oh… you’re still there? What year is it?
Tom Olson, Dr. John Jurist, Dr. Space “Bringing Cynics Back,” Friday, 6-22-12 http://archived.thespaceshow.com/shows/1802-BWB-2012-06-22.mp3 Guests: Tom Olson, Dr. John Jurist. Topics: The return to life of the Space Cynic blog, https://spacecynic.wordpress.com. You are invited to comment, ask questions, and discuss the Space Show program/guest(s) on the Space Show blog, http://thespaceshow.wordpress.com. Comments, questions, and any discussion must […]Read More Tom Olson, Dr. John Jurist, Dr. Space “Bringing Cynics Back,” Friday, 6-22-12
Flak-vested deputies? Really? I get that NASA feels the need to maintain the shrininess and sanctity of Apollo, especially now that they’re left bumming rides from the Russians after completely failing to plan over the past 3 decades for any sort of post-shuttle capability. But going after a grandma who was trying to raise money […]Read More NASA vs. a 74-year old grandma
Space Cynics & 10th Anniversary Space Show Program, Tuesday, 5-10-11 http://archived.thespaceshow.com/shows/1556-BWB-2011-05-10.mp3 Guests: The Space Cynics with Dr. David Livingston, Dr. John Jurist, Tom Olson. Topics: A general space policy, economic and technology driven discussion. You are invited to comment, ask questions, and discuss the Space Show program/guest(s) on the Space Show blog, http://thespaceshow.wordpress.com. Comments, questions, […]Read More Space Cynics & 10th Anniversary Space Show Program, Tuesday, 5-10-11